"It is not God's will that we should abound in spiritual delights, but that in all things we should submit to his holy will."

Blessed Henry Suso

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"God looks neither at long nor beautiful prayers, but at those that come from the heart."

The Cure D'Ars

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"For what would it profit us to know the whole Bible by heart and the principles of all the philosophers if we live without grace and the love of God?"

Thomas á Kempis

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FROM THE "PENNY CATECHISM"

     

re Article 2 of Apostle's Creed

31.

What is the second article of the Creed?

 

The second article of the Creed is, 'and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord'.

 
32. Who is Jesus Christ?

 

IJesus Christ is God the Son, made man for us.

 
  33. Is Jesus Christ truly God?
 
 

Jesus Christ is truly God.

 
34. Why is Jesus Christ truly God?
 

Jesus Christ is truly God because be has one and the same nature with God the Father.

 
35. Was Jesus Christ always God?
 

Jesus Christ was always God, born of the Father from  all eternity.

 
36. Which Person of the Blessed Trinity is Jesus Christ?
 

Jesus Christ is the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity.

 
37. Is Jesus Christ truly man?
 

Jesus Christ is truly man.

 
38. Why is Jesus Christ truly man?
 

Jesus Christ is truly man because he has the nature of man, having a body and soul like ours.

 
39. Was Jesus Christ always man?
 

Jesus Christ was not always man. He has been man only from the time of his Incarnation.

 
40. What do you mean by the Incarnation?
 

I mean by the Incarnation that God the Son took to himself the nature of man: 'the Word was made Flesh'.

 
41. How many natures are there in Jesus Christ?
 

There are two natures in Jesus Christ, the nature of God and the nature of man.

 
42. Is there only one Person in Jesus Christ?
 

There is only one Person in Jesus Christ, which is the Person of God the Son.

 
43. Why was God the Son made man?
 

God the Son was made man to redeem us from sin and hell, and to teach us the way to heaven.

 
44. What does the holy name Jesus mean?
 

The holy name JESUS means Saviour. Matt. 1:21

 
45. What does the name Christ mean?
 

The name CHRIST means Anointed.

 
46. Where is Jesus Christ?
 

As God, Jesus Christ is everywhere. As God made man, he is in heaven, and in the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar.What do you mean by a mystery?